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Old 02-23-2010
No need to escape the "," also the global option is at best superfluous:
Code:
sed 's/,$//' infile

Quote:
Originally Posted by ripat
You can do this with your shell parameter expansion

Code:
$ var="aaa,aaad,fsdfde,"

$ echo ${var%*,}
aaa,aaad,fsdfde

or:
Code:
echo ${var%,}


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